A typeface for the adult dyslexic reader, PhD doctoral thesis by Robert Hillier, Anglia Ruskin University, 2006. View PDF (268 pages).
Topics and areas covered:
- Various developmental testing and trial typefaces.
- A review of typographic dyslexia literature.
- Testing results with people.
- Typographic design variables.
- Specific dyslexic typographic issues.
See and download Sylexiad Serif and Sylexiad Sans the typefaces produced from this research.
Sylexiad. A typeface for the adult dyslexic reader, The Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, Volume 1, Number 3, 1 December 2008, Intellect Books. View PDF.
Graphics lecturer featured as part of the MadeAtUni ‘helping people enjoy life’ campaign, Norwich University of the Arts Research website. View webpage.
Research impact. Selected examples of the impact of NUA research on society, culture and the economy. Sylexiad. Norwich University of the Arts Research website. View webpage.
Rob Hillier, Norwich University of the Arts – The Sylexiad typeface, Academic Minute podcast, 13 February 2015. View webpage and here is the direct link to download the MP3.
Sylexiad featured in Measuring the performance of typefaces for users (part 2), Thomas Bohm, Smashing Magazine, 10 June 2022. View webpage.
Academia.edu papers and research. View webpage.